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Tianjin Academy of Fine Arts

Tianjin Academy of Fine Arts
Established 1906
President Jiang Lu
Location Tianjin, China
Website http://www.tjarts.edu.cn

Tianjin Academy of Fine Arts (天津美术学院 Tiānjīn měishù xuéyuàn) is a university in Tianjin, China under the municipal government. Tianjin Academy of Fine Arts was founded in 1906 with the original name of Beiyang Female Normal School, which has a long history and it is also a comprehensive college providing a wide variety of subjects. It is the most important arts education center in the north part of China.

The academy consists of the Arts Design School, Plastic Arts School and Contemporary Art School. Also, there are the Departments of Chinese Painting, Art History, Art Theory and the Adult Education School. The academy offers 17 sub-majors including Chinese Painting, Oil Painting, Graphic Art, Sculpture, Visual Arts Design, Decorating Design, Industrial Design, Environmental Design, Fashion Design, Dyeing & Weaving Design, Arts Education, History & Theory, Multimedia, Digital-media, Photograph Arts, Public Arts, Compositive Arts, etc.

The academy has sufficient teaching staff. There are a group of art educators and famous scholars who have a high reputation both at home and abroad. Now the academy has 367 art teaching and administrative staff, among whom are nearly 200 full-time teachers including 95 professors and associate professors. TAFA has 3391 undergraduate students and 259 graduate students.[1]

Notable alumni

Ren Han
• Yan Binghui
• Yueqi Zhang

External links

  • Official website (Chinese)

References

  1. ^ http://www.saatchi-gallery.co.uk/artcolleges/ArtCollege/Tianjin+Academy+of+Fine+Arts/660.html/
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